Recording Studio

Mike runs his studio in Guildford, Surrey. The studio is based around a Windows system, equipped to record live musicians as well as an arsenal of software listed below. For larger recordings, Mike rents out local studios to match the capacity of the recording ensemble.

Recording Mainframe:

  • AMD Bulldozer FX8120 Eight-Core @ 3.10 GHz
  • Win 7 Professional 64bit OS
  • 16Gb Corsair DDR3 RAM
  • Corsair silent power & cooling system
  • Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro Monitor Headpones
  • nEar 05 Monitors

Recording Software:

  • Sonar X1
  • Rapture Soft Synth
  • Kontakt software
  • Various VST Sound Libraries
  • East West Quantumn Leap Complete Composers Edition
  • Superior Drummer 2.

Studio Equipment:

  • Musicman Axis Supersport - Recording Guitar
  • Musicman Bongo 6-String- Recording Bass Guitar
  • Kemper Guitar profiling system
  • Engl Tube Preamps & Blackstar Amps
  • Mackie ONYX-16 mixer
  • Yamaha P60 Electric Piano & Edirol M50 Controller
  • Various world percussion instruments
  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 & Liquid Saffire 56 Interfaces